CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive
The parish of
The OPC (Genealogy) for Helston is is Gillian Hart, who can be contacted by Email.
The previous OPC maintained a website which contains much useful information.
For information about (and contact details for) the current town council, please see this website.
Information can be found at COCP - the Cornwall Online Census Project - which is complete for 1841 to 1891 and has been verified, FreeCen at Rootsweb, which has a very good search engine and information from COCP, as well as GenUKI, which has more reference information and alternate resources.
Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials are on the website, with other related sources as well. For other Parish Register information, please see our searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated regularly, and GenUKI. The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.
For a transcription of a marriage settlement between Thomas BOLITHO (concerning his daughter, Elizabeth) of Madron and John BORLASE of this parish, dated 13 March 1791, click here.
For more information regarding History, Population, and much more, visit GenUKI.
For a zoomable and printable map of Cornwall please visit Cornwall Council’s mapping website. To see the Parish boundaries, click on the Layers Tab for Government Boundaries.
For maps and satellite images use Google Maps.
To enjoy a "walk" around this parish, search for Helston at http://maps.google.co.uk/, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.